2020 Student Lobby Day
Attention Social Work Students –
Join NASWVA for the 2020 Student Lobby Day on Thursday, February 13th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event will take place in Richmond, at the SunTrust Building, 4th floor auditorium, 919 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219.
This event is designed to inform BSW/MSW/PhD students about NASWVA’s advocacy efforts as well as provide insight into timely and relevant issues facing citizens and social workers today. We welcome students from across Virginia to join us!
Tentative Schedule (please note, schedule and speakers are subject to change)
8:15 – 8:45 a.m. – Check in and light breakfast
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. – Welcome
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Alexander Macaulay, Partner at Macaulay & Jamerson, NASWVA lobbyist
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Sarah Butts, LMSW, Director of Public Policy at NASW
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. – Q & A with Alexander Macaulay and Sarah Butts
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – General Assembly time
Watch floor proceedings, OR
Attend a committee meeting, OR
Make and appointment with your legislator
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. – Lunch (included with registration)
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Our About the Issues session will include a variety of speakers and topics and will include (subject to change):
David Smith - Virginia Coalition on Solitary Confinement
Speaking on his experience as an inmate and his work to end solitary confinement in Virginia
David Poole – Executive Director / Virginia Public Access Project
Sharing information about how VPAP connects Virginians to nonpartisan information about Virginia politics in easily understood ways.
Register online by clicking below
Cost is $30 (includes all sessions, breakfast, and lunch)
Breakfast includes yogurt, granola, fruit, and sweet and savory breakfast breads
Lunch includes sandwich, chips, whole fruit, and a cookie
Requests for dietary restrictions (such as vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, food allergies) can be made during registration process
Parking is available in nearby garages for a fee. Please note, we will send you specific parking information closer to the event in your final reminder email.
How to Register:
PAYMENT & REFUND POLICY:
If you choose the "Bill Me" option during checkout, please mail payment within 7 days of registering in order to hold your seat. You will receive a confirmation email with your purchase information following checkout; this will serve as your invoice, no other invoices will be provided.
Checks should be made out to NASW Virginia and mailed to:
4860 Cox Road, Suite 200
Glen Allen, VA 23060
If a registrant cancels more than 10 days before the event, a refund will be issued by check or credit back to your credit card, minus a 10% administrative fee.
If cancelation occurs less than 10 days prior to the event, no refund will be issued but you may request a credit towards a future training to be used within 1 year of the cancelation date. Call the Chapter Office (804-204-1339) to cancel within 10 days of the training. A request for credit may be granted at the discretion of the Executive Director in case of a documented emergency.
DISABILITY ASSISTANCE/SPECIAL NEEDS
Individuals who require assistance under the ADA for participation in this training should contact NASW-VA at least 30 days prior to the start of the training. Please call the Chapter office at 804.204.1339 to discuss your needs or any concerns with a member of the staff.
Children under the age of 18 are not permitted into any NASWVA sponsored trainings or events, without prior written consent by the chapter. For special situations and/or circumstances, please call or email the chapter office.